Arvada West High School



Arvada West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arvada West High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 434
10 429
11 443
12 379

Arvada West High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District No. R-1 located in Arvada, CO. It has 1,685 students in grades 9th through 12th. Arvada West High School is the 46th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,509th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,685
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.39

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Arvada West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 850
(50%)
18,934
(51%)
 Female 835
(50%)
18,095
(49%)

Arvada West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,246
(74%)
25,333
(68%)
 Hispanic 338
(20%)
8,563
(23%)
 Two or More 49
(3%)
1,142
(3%)
 Asian 29
(2%)
1,189
(3%)
 Black 13
(1%)
473
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
266
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
63
(0%)

Arvada West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,189
(71%)
25,281
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 353
(21%)
8,920
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 143
(8%)
2,828
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Arvada West High School is ranked 61st out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arvada West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Arvada West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1734
2006 1684
2007 1664
2008 1662
2009 1699
2010 1726
2011 1693
2012 1685

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 21
2007 21.4
2008 20.9
2009 20.6
2010 20.5
2011 19.7
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17243367935409
2006 0.18289786223278
2007 0.18209134615385
2008 0.16967509025271
2009 0.23719835197175
2010 0.2694090382387
2011 0.28056704075605
2012 0.29436201780415

Compare Arvada West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.4%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,685 20.7:1  
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